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Many girls in India aspire to be the next Mary Kom and are struggling to make that dream a reality.

Sometimes I wish you would just set aside all your hidden motives and open your heart and see what I have for you.

I had to dissociate first to find myself and in this process, I became an outsider. Well, better the real me outside than this shadow I was inside.

Kangana spoke to Barkha Dutt on NDTV in an extremely powerful interview about dealing with all the "name calling" that she has been subjected to.
A vendor uses an umbrella as he tries to gather potatoes during a heavy rain shower at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh, India, August 11, 2015. India has received 6 percent lower rainfall than usual, but in some areas rainfall deficit is as high as 57 percent, India Meteorological Department (IMD) data showed. REUTERS/Ajay Verma - RTX1NW4D

Water withdrawal from groundwater sources has increased five folds since 1950 and is expected to double in the next decade.
High rise buildings are seen behind a slum in Mumbai April 28, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA SOCIETY BUSINESS) - RTXEIGM

The success of any initiative aimed at urban planning and development relies heavily on individuals armed with a varied set of skills.

The residents of the colony were promised free electricity by former PM Rajiv Gandhi, but there are no official records to substantiate the claim.
Azharuddin Ismail, who acted as young Salim in the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire", sits with his friends in a classroom before attending their school's cultural day in Mumbai February 28, 2009. Ismail returned to Mumbai on Thursday after attending the 81st Academy Awards in Los Angeles.  REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe (INDIA) - RTXC6VT

While we have enumerated differences between the CBSE and the ICSE in an earlier post, here we give more detailed information on the two boards.
A woman adjusts her scarf as the sun sets over Kashmir's Dal Lake in Srinagar July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail  (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) - RTR2GIJ3

From now on I want to live my life my way. I am claiming what is mine... Nothing more, nothing less.

The debate over whether Kangana and Hrithik were in a relationship eventually morphed into a character assassination episode for Kangana.
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No one would argue that Jisha’s gender has nothing to do with her rape.Sexual violence in India cannot be analysed without the prism of caste.
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Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated.

Though I am now living in Pune, my parents still stay in Vidarbha, where we get water for only two hours in the morning.

Most Indian conflicts listed in the EJAtlas appear to be a consequence of the country's expanding economy.
Actress Emma Watson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTX2CJ6D

Celebrities are often known to make bold statements with their choice of outfits at public events. So did Emma Watson at the Met Gala.
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